The IDNR Coastal Management Program will soon be accepting pre-applications for projects of $1,000 to $100,000 to protect, preserve, and restore Illinois’ Lake Michigan natural and cultural resources.
Funding will be available for projects that:
- improve the health of the coast and Lake Michigan;
- enhance coastal public access, recreation, and coastal-dependent economic development;
- advance coastal community resilience; or
- create beach management plans.
Eligible applicants include local governments, universities, and non-profits. These are federal pass-through grants and match is required.
Successful pre-applicants will be invited to submit full applications. Grant guidelines, application materials, maps, and other resources will be available after November 19th at http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/cmp/Pages/grants.aspx. The pre-application submission deadline is Friday, January 18, 2019.
We strongly encourage potential applicants to attend a grant information session. CMP will be hosting two sessions in November and December:
When: Tuesday, 11/27/18 from 3:30-5pm
Where: 160 N. LaSalle St., N 502, Chicago, IL 60601
When: Friday, 12/7/18 from 11am-noon
If you cannot attend the grant information session or have additional questions, sign up for an optional grant consultation. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.